"Men with a pair of scissors": Joe Brainard and John Ashbery’s Eclecticism

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"Men with a pair of scissors" : Joe Brainard and John Ashbery’s Eclecticism. / Cran, Rona.

Joe Brainard's Art. ed. / Yasmine Shamma. Edinburgh University Press, 2019.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

Harvard

Cran, R 2019, "Men with a pair of scissors": Joe Brainard and John Ashbery’s Eclecticism. in Y Shamma (ed.), Joe Brainard's Art. Edinburgh University Press.

APA

Cran, R. (2019). "Men with a pair of scissors": Joe Brainard and John Ashbery’s Eclecticism. In Y. Shamma (Ed.), Joe Brainard's Art Edinburgh University Press.

Vancouver

Cran R. "Men with a pair of scissors": Joe Brainard and John Ashbery’s Eclecticism. In Shamma Y, editor, Joe Brainard's Art. Edinburgh University Press. 2019

Author

Cran, Rona. / "Men with a pair of scissors" : Joe Brainard and John Ashbery’s Eclecticism. Joe Brainard's Art. editor / Yasmine Shamma. Edinburgh University Press, 2019.

Bibtex

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